As the founder of Ho Chi Minh-based Dragon Capital, Dominic Scriven is well placed to assess Vietnam's ascent to become one of the world's leading emerging economies. He tells Edward Russell-Walling why the country's future is so bright.
Latest articles from Companies
New businesses often fall at the first hurdle once they venture beyond their homeland. Michal Kaczmarski looks at the common errors made during an early international expansion.
French company ARaymond has a lengthy history of supplying the auto industry, dating back to the 19th century. However, as its CEO and president explains, the company is more concerned with its future than its past, a factor behind its willingness to embrace modern management styles.
Eurotorg has expanded rapidly in the past few years, growing from a small, local grocery chain into an international operation, with stores in three countries as well as an online service. Its challenge now is to maintain this momentum over the long term.
The past few years might have been difficult politically for Egypt, but that has not affected the plans of US technology and consultancy firm IBM, which has steadily been growing its presence in the country, expanding its operations and developing partnerships with local educational institutions and the government.
By combining traditional FDI attraction methods with big data analytics, investment promotion agencies can be more efficient and effective in attracting new companies to their regions, according to Steven Jast of ROI Research on Investment.
The European Commission's idea of an international adjudication court has garnered plenty of support. However, opposition from within the US may render it a non-starter.
Fashion brand Uniqlo, part of Fast Retailing, the world's fourth largest retail holding company, has expanded rapidly in recent decades, both at home and abroad. It is a success story – with highs as well as lows – that CEO Tadashi Yanai is urging the Japanese government to learn from.
Vasari Global is seeking to tap into growing consumer demand in Ethiopia with a new $150m biscuit and pasta plant. And as the company's chairman explains, it is looking to become a byword for quality throughout Africa.
As environmental demands become more and more prominent, and drivers' expectations of improving technological developments get higher and higher, the battle to be the leading automaker in R&D spending is a fierce one. Lillie Guyer looks at the contenders for this crown.
fDi Intelligence has a portfolio of related products that enable you to get the targeted foreign investment information you need for your role:
For real-time crossborder greenfield investment data on all sectors and locations, click here
To benchmark locations for investment projects, click here
For bespoke reports on companies, locations or sectors, click here
Cross border investment monitor
fDi Markets is the only online database tracking crossborder greenfield investment covering all sectors and countries worldwide. It provides real-time monitoring of investment projects, capital investment and job creation with powerful tools to track and profile companies investing overseas.
Corporate location benchmarking tool
fDi Benchmark is the only online tool to benchmark the competitiveness of countries and cities in over 50 sectors. Its comprehensive location data series covers the main cost and quality competitiveness indicators for over 300 locations around the world.
Most popular content
fDi Magazine investigates all the issues that concern foreign investors as they expand into new markets. Talking to corporate decision makers as well as government leaders, and backed by the hard data produced by our proprietary world-leading FDI databases, the editorial team provides an up-to-date image of the ever changing global investment landscape. Insightful coverage highlights the many opportunities and risks that await investors around the world. fDi is published bi-monthly.
Click here to find out more about subscribing to the magazine.
Find out more about the magazine and advertising opportunities in the 2015 Media Pack.